Founded in 1976, Etisalat (Trade Name for Emirates Telecommunications Network), is a UAE-based telecommunications service provider. It is headquartered in Abu Dhabi , UAE. Etisalat’s mission is to provide a best-in-class total customer experience domestically and internationally. It currently operates in 15 countries. Etisalat has expanded its horizon to non-telecom business units. Some of them are consultancy services (Etisalat Academy), SIM/smart card manufacturing and payment solutions (Ebtikar), call centres (The Contact Centre), cable TV (eVision), submarine cable laying services (eMarine).
1. Etisalat provides services to 169 million subscribers in 19 countries across West Asia, rest of Asia and Africa
2. Besides being one of the largest provider of wired and wireless services across the region it operates in, Etisalat also has a number of non – telecom business units